Astros ace Gerrit Cole remains a big fan of Angels' Shohei Ohtani

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Astros ace Gerrit Cole remains a big fan of Angels' Shohei Ohtani
Astros ace Gerrit Cole remains a big fan of Angels' Shohei Ohtani

HOUSTON — While Shohei Ohtani has been limited to hitting this year, at least one of his opponents has not forgotten about what he was as a two-way player and could still become when he's pitching again next year. “It's kind of hard for me to understand,” Houston Astros ace Gerrit Cole said Friday. “I can't even really understand. The physical demand is incomprehensible. I couldn't imagine doing it. Certainly, he has the ability to do both. My gosh, why not give it a shot. You've been given a gift. Go for it. It's crazy. I've never seen anything like it.” Ohtani came into this weekend's series against the Astros hitting .306 with 16 homers and an .892 OPS. He is nearly 11 months into his rehab

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